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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Gingerbread House
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Gingerbread House

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 70708AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
5 in. (12.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Wool-Ease®

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Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Chestnut Heather
Forest Green Heather Paprika Violet Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat
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*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa
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$ 4.69  
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•  620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi
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$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amounts of red, purple, green, and gold yarn
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Amigurumi Gingerbread House

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

HOUSE FRONT
With A, ch 16.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 15 sts.
Rows 2-11: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. Change to B.
Row 12: With B, ch 1, turn. Sc in each sc across. Change to A.
Row 13: With A, ch 1, turn. Sc in each sc across.
Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 11 sc, sc2tog.
Row 15: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 9 sc, sc2tog.
Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sc, sc2tog.
Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog.
Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog.
Row 19: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog.
Cut yarn, draw through remaining 3 sts and fasten off.

HOUSE BACK
Make same as Front.

CHIMNEY
With A, ch 11.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 10 sc.
Rows 2-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Fasten off.

PEPPERMINT
With red, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Fasten off. With B, embroider straight stitch 'spokes' on Peppermint.

SMALL ROUND CANDIES
With gold, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Fasten off.

CANDY SLICE
With purple, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *Work 2 sc in next sc, sc in sc, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Fasten off. Fold piece in half to make a semi-circle and sew closed.

GUM DROP
With green, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. Insert a tiny bit of stuffing - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc2tog around. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Hold House Front and Back together, and with B, sc evenly through both layers along sides and top of House. Stuff lightly, then with A, sc along lower edge. Fold Chimney in half. With A, sc along side of Chimney, with B, sc along top edge. Sew Chimney to House. With B, embroider a straight st door on House, with red, embroider a French knot doorknob.
Sew candies to House.
Knot a length of yarn as desired to top of house for hanging loop. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 8 reviews)
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Amigurumi Gingerbread House Reviewed by Theresa Albania on 2011-02-22 *****

It's adoreable! Made it as a dimunitive coin purse for grandbabies' little fingers. Just left some room open at the top, and added a little wrist strap. Filled it with gold chocolate coins.


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